Author: Jon Manson

Local Product, Glaize, Becomes 4th member of 2019 Class

On Saturday afternoon, Coach Gill and the Flames picked up a commitment from local product Micah Glaize. Glaize is a 6’3″, 190 pound safety that attends Brookville High School in Lynchburg. He also has offers from Old Dominion, JMU, Delaware, Elon, and Norfolk State. Glaize joins a class that includes a pair of 3-star prospects in quarterback Johnathan Bennett and wide receiver C.J. Yarbrough and kicker Jason Stricker. He plays both wide receiver and safety for the Bees, and was named first-team all-state at wide receivers after hauling in 55 receptions for 1,108 yards and 14 touchdowns. His defensive...

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Projecting the depth chart

The last time we’ve seen an official depth chart released from the coaching staff was just prior to the 2017 season finale at Charleston Southern, and we won’t likely see another one until game week against Old Dominion. With that in mind, here’s a look at what the current depth chart could look like as we move towards training camp. 1st string QB Buckshot RB Frankie Hickson FB Michael Bollinger TE Zac Foutz WR(Z) Gandy-Golden WR(H) Damian King WR(X) B.J. Farrow LT Julio Lozano LG Ethan Crawford C Tom Sargeant RG Dontae Duff RT James Passmore 2nd String Mason...

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2018 football schedule breakdown

We are less than 3 months until football season, and that means it’s time to start looking ahead to the 2018 schedule. In it’s first season as an FBS member, the Flames have 9 games against first time opponents and will face 6 teams that reached a bowl game this past season. Should-be wins 09/15 vs Norfolk State With the Flames now enjoying a full slate of FBS games, the biannual matchups with FCS teams over the next 3 years become must-wins. The Spartans could become a frequent opponent as they are an in-state and traditionally weaker FCS team....

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Flames pick up commitment from 3 star QB

Liberty has picked up a commitment from Johnathan Bennett, a 3 star quarterback from Summerville High School in Summerville, South Carolina. Bennett is a 6’1′, 205 pound prospect who has offers from Appalachian State, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, and Old Dominion. Bennett was 128-of-209 passing for 1,727 yards and 16 touchdowns to go along with 769 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns in 2017. He becomes the 3rd commitment in the Class of 2019, joining 3 star wide receiver C.J. Yarbrough and kicker Jason Stricker. He visited campus as part of Liberty’s Junior Day festivities on March 10th. Appalachian State and...

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MAILBAG: Taking Your Questions (June 1, 2018)

We ran the first part of our MAILBAG a few weeks ago, and we were prepared to release this 2nd part but that whole ASUN move changed our plans. Without further ado, here’s the 2nd part of our MAILBAG. Thank you for all your questions and feel free to send over any others that you may have. Do you think average attendance will rise with the expanded stadium especially for the upcoming season? How long do you think it will take until we are able to constantly fill it up (at least 80%). Do you expect the opening ODU...

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